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Doll's Cradle

1991.1534 (RS21479)

Description

Red-painted wooden doll's cradle with four tall splayed posts of squat round finials; shaped headboard and straight footboard; wide side panels grooved at the top, and removable bottom; on thick rockers with worn old, pinkish-red paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
joining
mortise-and-tenon joints
nailing
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Toy
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
CRADLE, DOLL'S
cradles (children's beds)
doll-playing accessories
Federal
joining
miniatures (toys)
Mortise & Tenon
mortise-and-tenon joints
Nailed
nailing
Oak
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Possibly oak (wood)
Dimensions
16.25 x 12 x 18 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1534
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3043

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